Top five-star Euro NCAP rating for the electric Mazda MX-30

The all-electric Mazda MX-30 has been awarded the maximum five-star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests with 91 per cent and 87 per cent scores in its respective adult and child occupancy categories. The 91 per cent rating is the best adult occupant protection result yet registered amongst all vehicles tested in the latest 2020 Euro NCAP tests.

All-electric Mazda MX-30 starts at £25,545

Full UK specification and pricing has been revealed for the Mazda’s first all-electric production vehicle – the Mazda MX-30. Prices start at £25,545, with initial First Edition models from £27,545. UK customer deliveries start in March next year.

Mazda starts production of all-electric MX-30

On the 19th May 2020, Mazda began production of the all-new Mazda MX-30, the company’s first all-electric vehicle, at Ujina plant No. 1 in Hiroshima, Japan. The new MX-30 is equipped with e-Skyactiv – Mazda’s new electric drive technology. The front-wheel-drive powertrain combines a 107kW AC synchronous electric motor with a 35.5kWh lithium-ion battery, equipping the new SUV with a driving range of approximately 200km, or about 120 miles (WLTP combined).

All-electric Mazda MX-30 First Edition from £26,995

In a year that sees Mazda celebrate its centenary, Mazda UK is also looking to the future with the announcement of pricing for the Mazda MX-30 First Edition – the debut model in the MX-30 range. Limited to 500 examples, the Mazda MX-30 First Edition is available to pre-order now and costs £30,495 on-the-road – £26,995 inclusive of the OLEV grant.

Mazda expands trade-in scrappage scheme

Mazda customers can now save up to £4,000 off any brand new Mazda when they trade in their previous car under the Mazda Scrappage Scheme Upgrade Plan. Available to new cars registered by 31 March 2020, the scheme offers customers the chance to exchange any petrol or diesel car registered before 31 December 2011 for […]

Top five-star Euro NCAP rating for the Mazda CX-30

The new Mazda CX-30 has been awarded the maximum five-star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests. Following the Mazda6 last year and the All-New Mazda3 earlier this year, this is the third Mazda to achieve an overall five-star rating under the new, more stringent 2018 Euro NCAP crashworthiness ratings.

Skyactiv-X-powered Mazda3 pioneers gasoline compression ignition

Mazda has announced UK specifications and pricing for the Skyactiv-X version of the all-new Mazda3. Arriving in October, Mazda3s fitted with this engine will start from £23,555 with combined economy of up to 52.3mpg, while at the same time the all-new Mazda3 saloon will make its UK debut powered by the 178bhp Skyactiv-X engine and the 114bhp Skyactiv-D diesel engine.

Rich Mixture?

If I poke a couple of fingers up my (Euro-6) Mazda’s tailpipe and wiggle them around (donít worry, itís not habit-forming) they emerge unsullied; do the same trick with a similarly-modern petrol vehicle, and I get sooty fingers! Do you think this says anything more general about relative levels of carbon particulate emissions in the […]

Order books open for the new Mazda3

Mazda has announced UK pricing and specifications for the all-new Mazda3 hatchback. Available to order in the UK now, the new Mazda3 is the first of what the Japanese firm describes as its next-generation vehicles.